Love Does author Bob Goff writes, “God isn’t dazzled when we go across the ocean, He is wowed when we go across the street.” While international mission service is vital, we must be cautious not to glamorize foreign missions over local/church service opportunities. What better training ground for children, than to serve in our local congregations? Mission or project giving is a foundational building block to cultivating a life of service. However, each week we are given the opportunity to introduce “service” lessons allowing our kids a hands-on experience. Lesson plans, visual teaching......
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